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Dr. James M. Dorsey, a non-resident senior associate at the BESA Center is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and co-director of the University of Würzburg’s Institute for Fan Culture. BESA Center Perspectives Papers are published through the generosity of the Greg Rosshandler Family.

ARTICLES BY: James Dorsey /

August 15, 2021 7:43 am

Mideast Powers Vie to Shape the Next Generation of Muslims - Reports published earlier this year by the Israel-based Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-SE) chart a notable divergence...

July 18, 2021 5:20 am

King Abdullah’s Upcoming Visit to Washington: Implications for Jerusalem - US President Joe Biden may have little appetite for Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking, but he seems determined to prevent certain third parties from exploiting the...

November 15, 2020 6:10 am

Changing Attitudes Toward Religiosity: A Double-Edged Sword for Arab Rulers - The worldview of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his United Arab Emirates counterpart Mohammed bin Zayed rejects any political expression of...

October 12, 2020 5:43 am

Will They or Won’t They? Saudi Recognition of Israel Is the $64,000 Question - Bahrain’s announcement that it would follow in the footsteps of the United Arab Emirates was as much a Bahraini move as it was...

June 16, 2019 8:14 am

Russia-Iran Strain Raises Possibility of US-Israel-Russia Syria Deal - Hundreds have been killed and thousands displaced in the latest attacks by Syrian and Russian forces on the northern region of Idlib in...

May 30, 2019 7:34 am

Young Arabs Want Less Religion in the Middle East - Results of a recent annual survey of Arab youth suggest that Arab autocracies have yet to deliver expected public services and goods, or explain...


Police on High Alert After Jerusalem Terror Bombings

i24 News - Israel's police on Friday said that it would continue to reinforce stations in Jerusalem following a bombing terrorist attack on Wednesday that killed one and wounded over...

Middle East

Iran’s Khamenei Praises Basij Forces for Confronting...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that Basij militia forces have sacrificed their lives in what he...

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